Limbic Encephalitis

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    Scope note:A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the LIMBIC SYSTEM. Clinical features include HALLUCINATIONS, loss of EPISODIC MEMORY; ANOSMIA; AGEUSIA; TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY; DEMENTIA; and affective disturbance (depression). Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (e.g., anti-Hu; anti-Yo; anti-Ri; and anti-Ma2) and small cell lung carcinomas or testicular carcinoma are frequently associated with this syndrome.
  • Tree numbers
    • C04.588.614.550.450
    • C04.730.856.437
    • C10.228.140.430.525
    • C10.228.228.245.700
    • C10.574.781.550
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